31 August 2023
The Review to Inform a Better and Fairer Education System (the Review) will make recommendations for Education Ministers to inform the next National School Reform Agreement (NSRA), to meet the current and future needs of students and improve education outcomes in Australia.
4 May 2023
The Australian Government’s Early Years Strategy aims to better support the education, wellbeing and development of Australian children by creating a more integrated, holistic approach to the early years. AERO’s submission outlines key opportunities to use emerging research and evidence to ensure this investment improves outcomes for children in early childhood education and care (ECEC) – particularly in vulnerable and disadvantaged contexts.
27 June 2023
The Review of Secondary Education in the Northern Territory aims to design a responsive and inclusive secondary education system with a focus on increasing participation, retention and completion, particularly in remote areas.
26 June 2023
The Productivity Commission's inquiry into early childhood education and care (ECEC) will examine the ECEC sector, consider cost and availability barriers that affect access to ECEC services, and identify ways to support better outcomes for children and families.
5 May 2023
The Teacher Education Expert Panel Discussion Paper highlights reforms needed to ensure pre-service teachers are equipped with the knowledge and skills to implement evidence-based teaching practices from the beginning of their careers.
5 May 2023
The draft Teacher Workforce Action Plan (TWAP) outlines important initiatives for supporting recruitment and retention of teachers, as well as actions for improving teaching quality. AERO’s submission identifies actions in TWAP that correspond with the National Children’s Education and Care Workforce Strategy and highlights the need for coordinated implementation.
14 November 2022
The next National School Reform Agreement (NSRA) is an opportunity to focus national resources and effort on the reforms most likely to improve students’ educational outcomes.
15 August 2022
Partnering with Learning First, we investigated issues influencing the effective use of evidence in policy development through a desktop review and interviews with senior policymakers.
30 June 2022
Australia has made tremendous progress in building a better early childhood education and care (ECEC) system. Yet too many children are still developmentally vulnerable when they start school.
10 June 2021
There is a growing appetite in Australia for more evidence-based policymaking in education. Jordana Hunter, School Education Program Director at the Grattan Institute explores evidence-based policymaking in the real world.